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Delta Kappa Gamma holds convention
Five members and two guests from Atmore attended the 52nd Alabama / Beta State Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Attending were guest Sheryl Vickrey and members Priscilla Wilder, Trachy Miller, Sissy Phillips, and Nancy Karrick who is serving as the State President. The assembled ladies attended an Executive Board Meeting, General Sessions, workshops, and a Ceremony of Remembrance honoring deceased members. Beta State President Nancy Karrick presided over the convention…
UB donates to UF
Each year United Bank employees pledge their support for United Fund of Atmore through payroll deduction. To support its employees and the UF, United Bank Charitable Foundation matched UB employee donations dollar for dollar. On February 22, Emilee Waters presented a check on behalf of the United Bank Charitable Foundation for $771.66 to the UF Board representing ​the 2016 employee match. Shown are, from left, Emilee Waters, and UF board members Jordan Barnett…
ACM Pre-K registration under way
Alabama’s nationally recognized First Class Pre-K is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year at A. C. Moore Elementary School. Enrollment is open to all children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2017. Open registration will be held March 1-31. Applicants must register online. School code 781430 Pre-registration Form in English = http://alpreK.education/A Pre-registration Form in Spanish = http://alpreK.education/B Completed on-line registration plus most recent utility…
Atmore Community Fund
I sat next to Edie Jackson at a meeting recently. She said something that really made me and the other folks at the meeting pause to give thought to her comment. I don’t remember exactly how she said it, but the gist of it was that the Poarch Creeks do everything with the thought of sustaining (or benefitting) the next seven generations. That’s a mind-boggling thought. And, at the meeting,…
Bicentennial Proclamation
WHEREAS, the United States Congress created the Alabama Territory from the eastern half of the Mississippi Territory on March 3, 1817; and, WHEREAS, by 1819, the birth and growth of cities, towns, and communities in the Alabama Territory ensured that the population of the Territory had developed sufficiently to achieve the minimum number of inhabitants required by Congress to qualify for Statehood; and, WHEREAS, the United States Congress and President…